Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh

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Rail transport in Madhya Pradesh began from year 1903, with the introduction of Delhi-Chennai rail route through the state and Bhopal Junction railway station of Bhopal emerged as the major rail junction on this route. Since independence, the state has got a good rail connectivity with major railway zone called West Central Railway.

Railway zones[edit]

The major zone of the state is West Central Railways, whose headquarters are at Jabalpur. The zone together operators more than 30+ daily super express and passenger trains.

Divisions[edit]

Railway stations[edit]

Presently, the state of Madhya Pradesh has more than 723 major and minor railway stations. The Bhopal Junction (main railway station of Bhopal) and Bhopal Habibganj (a suburban railway station in Bhopal) are considered as world class railway stations with several passenger facilities. Besides these railway stations, Indore Junction, Gwalior Junction, Jabalpur Junction, Katni Junction and Khajuraho railway stations are considered to be the "Adarsh Railway Station" or "Ideal" railway stations with all the common passenger facilities. Some major cities in Madhya Pradesh have more than one railway stations. For instance, Indore, the major city and commercial capital of the state has more than thirteen local railway stations such as Indore (Main), Lakshmibai Nagar, Rajendra Nagar, Lokmanya Nagar etc.

  • Jabalpur Junction
  • Bhera Ghat
  • Madan Mahal
  • Adhar Tal
  • Howbagh
  • Gwarighat
  • Bargi
  • Charghat Pipariya
  • Shikara
  • Bhitoni
  • Deori
  • Gosalpur
  • Sihora
  • Dundi
  • Shridham
  • Kachpura
  • Junction
  • Lakshmibai Nagar
  • Mangliya Gaon
  • Rajendra Nagar
  • Lokmanya Nagar
  • Saifi Nagar
  • Rau
  • Haranya Kheri
  • Mhow
  • Patalpani
  • Barlai
  • Dewas
  • Gwalior Junction
  • Birlanagar
  • Sithouli
  • Ujjain Junction
  • Vikramnagar
  • Chintaman
  • Bhopal Junction
  • Bhopal Habibganj
  • Misrod
  • Mandideep
  • Bhadbhada Ghat
  • Sukhsewanagar
  • Dewanganj
  • Bairagarh
  • Saugor
  • Makronia
  • Ratona
  • Lighora Khurd
  • Katni Junction
  • Murwara
  • New Katni Junction
  • Katni South Junction
  • Madhav Nagar

Railway junctions[edit]

The state of Madhya Pradesh has 20 major railway junctions as well as 18 minor railway junctions. The major junctions include :

Withdrawn trains[edit]

See also[edit]